Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: Beverly Riggins Parker

Acuff Circle honors Evans Harvill during annual Ovation Awards

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – More than 100 arts supporters from Clarksville and Nashville gathered at the Customs House Museum to honor philanthropist Evans Harvill for his long years of promoting arts at Austin Peay State University and in the community, as he received a top arts award.

Eight others were recognized at the same event, the annual Ovation Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence. The celebration calls attention to outstanding contributions of the arts in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

 The Circle is the patron society of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, and it works to advance arts and culture in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year's Ovation Awards.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year’s Ovation Awards.

«Read the rest of this article»

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence announces Ovation Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A major financial supporter of Austin Peay State University, whose contributions to the arts at the school, are legion. A founding member of the Downtown Artists Co-op and the Friends of Photography, who also is an accomplished artist.

A civic organization that keeps the Southern heritage of fiddling alive. And, a company that has consistently supported the arts, in addition to a multitude of other community endeavors for many years.

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSU «Read the rest of this article»

 

APSU Arts to be displayed at annual Soiree on Franklin October 28th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The arts at Austin Peay State University will be on display and celebrated at the annual Soiree on Franklin on Friday, October 28th, 2016.

The event, in its seventh year, is sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors and is open to members of the Circle and the public. “Celebrating the Arts” will feature representations of  APSU’s arts disciplines, this year focusing on the visual arts and music.

Annual Soiree on Franklin

Annual Soiree on Franklin

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 


Acuff Circle to celebrate the arts at Austin Peay State University with Soiree on Franklin November 6th

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The arts at Austin Peay State University will be on display and celebrated at the annual Soiree on Franklin on November 6th.

The event, in its sixth year, is sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors and is open to members of the Circle and the public. “Celebrating the Arts” will feature representations of APSU’s arts disciplines, this year keying on music and the visual arts. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 

Austin Peay State University Art to be showcased at Acuff Circle’s Soiree on Franklin, October 28th

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – The arts at Austin Peay State University will be on display and celebrated at the annual Soiree on Franklin the afternoon of October 28th.

The event, in its fifth year, is sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors and is open to members of the Circle and the public. This year’s celebration, “Coming Home to the Arts,” will feature representations of all of APSU’s arts disciplines: music, dance and theatre, creative writing and the visual arts.

Circle board members Marydith Weakley Young and Beverly Riggins Parker and Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, watch APSU students create new works of art. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

Circle board members Marydith Weakley Young and Beverly Riggins Parker and Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, watch APSU students create new works of art. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 

Lamentations: An artist’s view of land before and after the rivers

 

Lamentations, an exhibit of work by artist Beverly Riggins Parker, will open Sunday, September 16, with a reception from 12-4 p.m. at the Stewart County Public Library in Dover, Tennessee.

co-lamentations.JPG
Pictured above is Beech Roots, Bear Creek, from the collection.

Lamentations, a series of hand-painted Lith photographs is “a pictorial view of communities in Stewart County before and after the acquisition of land for Land Between the Rivers.” The exhibit runs through October 11.

Parker is native of Stewart County. The library is open M-T-Th-F from 8-8, Saturday from 9-3, and is usually closed on Wednesdays and Sundays. Directions: Turn left at the light in Dover, Tennessee (from highway 79) and go about one mile. The library is on the right.

 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives